Stories for May 2006

Stories for May 2006

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Wednesday, May 31

It’s Still Here!

Haven’t seen the Godspeed? Eight-day festival ends on Saturday.

It’s Still Here!

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Building Plan Is OK'd

Fairfax Towne Center will get more condos, retail.

Building Plan Is OK'd

Under the Spotlight

MHz Networks and Austin Grill team up to spotlight local music.

Under the Spotlight

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Cavaliers Do It for Blake

An emotionally charged Woodson boys lacrosse team wins regional championship, beating Robinson 8-6.

Cavaliers Do It for Blake

Running 'People's Marathon'

Running 'People's Marathon'

A Prom for Special Kids

Centreville, Westfield students shine at special-ed gala at Waterford at Fair Oaks

A Prom for Special Kids

Students Honored for Work in History

Three Carl Sandburg Middle School students are finalists in competition for history award.

Students Honored for Work in History

Pandering Cases Go To the Grand Jury

Pandering Cases Go To the Grand Jury

Health Notes

Health Notes

Gay Adoption Topic Of New Play

New York Actor/Playwright Stars in Own Play

Gay Adoption Topic Of New Play

Remembering the Fallen at Ox Hill

The park authority and Civil War historians honor American soldiers on Memorial Day.

Remembering the Fallen at Ox Hill

Health Notes

Health Notes

Turning Metal into Movements

Dance company joins Torpedo Factory artists for event.

Turning Metal into Movements

The Alexandria Plan: A National Model

Emergency medical services once a rarity now expected.

The Alexandria Plan: A National Model

And the 'Cappie' Nominees Are ...

And the 'Cappie' Nominees Are ...

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

DASH Route Changes

These are first route shifts in five or six years.

DASH Route Changes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Creating a New Profile in Courage

High school student among finalists in national essay award.

Creating a New Profile in Courage

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Down on the "Boondock"

DVD Review

Down on the "Boondock"

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Park Authority Officially Opens Arrowhead Park

Six new athletic fields for CYA, SYA to use.

Park Authority Officially Opens Arrowhead Park

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

An Alternative Image for Africa

Ghanaian ambassador addresses West Potomac students in effort to raise continent’s profile.

An Alternative Image for Africa

Calendar

Calendar

Bridge Demolition Date Uncertain

What happened to the promised pedestrian/bike path along closed Jones Point Road?

Bridge Demolition Date Uncertain

Mark Mowery Dies at 48

Mark Mowery Dies at 48

'Traffic Calming' Rounds a Curve

Residents express support for the idea of traffic calming on Hunter Mill Road.

'Traffic Calming' Rounds a Curve

Calendar

Calendar

Is America Losing Yards on Field of Education?

Senator addresses economic, international implications of education in America.

Is America Losing Yards on Field of Education?

Stone Middle School Students Visit England

Stone Middle School Students Visit England

A Time for Remembering

A Time for Remembering

Student Ambassador

Student Jessica Miller to advocate for change on School Board.

Student Ambassador

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Making the War "Real"

Mothers organize project to help children say thanks to soldiers in Iraq.

Making the War "Real"

From Valley Forge to Baghdad —A Time to Remember

Life long disabilities will not fade with the conflict.

From Valley Forge to Baghdad —A Time to Remember

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

The Jury’s Not Out

Defendants are increasingly opting to forgo trail by jury in Virginia.

The Jury’s Not Out

Special Effects Save Mutant Defects

Film Review

Special Effects Save Mutant Defects

Faith

Faith

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

School Notes

School Notes

Lots of Fun at Clifton Caboose Run

Twilight 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk are June 10.

Lots of Fun at Clifton Caboose Run

Health Notes

Health Notes

Senior Living

Senior Living

School Notes

School Notes

Local Theater

Local Theater

125 Years of Service

Ebeneezer Baptist Church celebrates an anniversary on Queen Street.

125 Years of Service

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Gay Adoption Topic Of New Play

New York Actor/Playwright Stars in Own Play

Gay Adoption Topic Of New Play

One Year Deadline Looms for Evacuees

County’s public/private partnership serves Katrina evacuees as they try to rebuild their lives.

One Year Deadline Looms for Evacuees

Health

Health

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Nightlife

Nightlife

Health Notes

Health Notes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Citizens Band Plays On

Alexandria Citizens Band has been entertaining fellow residents since 1913.

Citizens Band Plays On

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Turning Metal into Movements

Dance company joins Torpedo Factory artists for event.

Turning Metal into Movements

9 Cappie Nominations

Westfield High students to attend 2006 Cappies Gala June 11 at The Kennedy Center.

9 Cappie Nominations

Thousands for Chirilagua

Music, food, culture on display at annual festival

Thousands for Chirilagua

Remembering the Heroes

Memorial Day service pays homage to fallen soldiers.

Remembering the Heroes

Recognition Gamble

Indian chiefs greet Godspeed with a press conference demanding recognition.

Recognition Gamble

It’s Not Alligator Country

New Orleanians adjust to Mount Vernon

It’s Not Alligator Country

Gay Adoption Topic Of New Play

New York Actor/Playwright Stars in Own Play

Gay Adoption Topic Of New Play

Faith

Faith

The Music Listings

The Music Listings

Getting to Know Michelle Thyen

Profile

Getting to Know Michelle Thyen

GBW Second-Graders Study Native Americans

GBW Second-Graders Study Native Americans

Tuesday, May 30

Stage and Music

Stage and Music

Community Effort

Community Effort

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

College Notes

College Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Ready, Set, Hunt!

ThanksUSA national treasure hunt kicks off at Franklin Sherman Elementary with a special assembly.

Ready, Set, Hunt!

Living History

WWII Vet Talks to Students

Living History

Veterans Reflect on Meaning of Memorial Day

Springfield, Lorton veterans groups mark Memorial Day with ceremony.

Veterans Reflect on Meaning of Memorial Day

Diversions

Diversions

Students Beat the Odds

Hard Work Pays Off

Students Beat the Odds

Diversions

Diversions

Veteran Finds New Ways to Serve

Potomac WWII veteran Danny Harris now helps lower-income families with housing problems.

Veteran Finds New Ways to Serve

Diversions

Diversions

Schools

Schools

Meet the Mayor

As mayor-elect of Clifton, Tom Peterson uses coaching philosophies to bring town together.

Meet the Mayor

Belter's Health Raises Concerns

Springfield District parents question School Board member's ability to do job.

Belter's Health Raises Concerns

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Horse Racing Ends in Tragedy

Two horses put down after sustaining injuries at Hunt Races May 21.

Horse Racing Ends in Tragedy

To Potomac the Hard Way

Rogers Lambert describes a life of highs and lows, and memories of begging on the streets of D.C.

To Potomac the Hard Way

Vienna Celebrates Public Works Week — Up Close

Vienna Celebrates Public Works Week — Up Close

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Getting to Know ...

Maria O'Rourke

Getting to Know ...

People Notes

People Notes

Preventing a Spill

Task Force convenes to prevent disaster situation at Royal Lake auxiliary spillway.

Preventing a Spill

County Notebook

County Notebook

Another Side to Policing

MPO Thomas Harrington named 2006 Distinguished School Resource Officer.

Another Side to Policing

Council Approves Budget

Exiting Town Council approves budget for fiscal year 2007

Council Approves Budget

Business Notes

Business Notes

Reston on Film

Steve Resz recently released his documentary about Reston.

Reston on Film

Art

Art

Belter's Health Raises Concerns

Springfield District parents question School Board member's ability to do job.

Belter's Health Raises Concerns

Reston Derailed?

RA board members frustrated by lack of input in rail project.

Reston Derailed?

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

Veterans Reflect on Meaning of Memorial Day

Springfield, Lorton veterans groups mark Memorial Day with ceremony.

Veterans Reflect on Meaning of Memorial Day

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Coffman-Morris Wed

Coffman-Morris Wed

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

College Notes

College Notes

Whitman Students Arrested

Five Whitman juniors arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery at Smoothie King in downtown Bethesda.

Whitman Students Arrested

Books

Books

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Putting It Blithely

Spirited cast speaks out on Noel Coward’s ‘improbable farce’ at the Little Theatre.

Putting It Blithely

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar

Calendar

Exploring Camp Hyatt Career Day

Terraset students shadow hotel employees for the day.

Exploring Camp Hyatt Career Day

Community

Community

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fighting Back Against Cancer — and Having Fun

Vienna Relay for Life on June 3 and 4 will try to match last year's success.

Fighting Back Against Cancer — and Having Fun

Lunch with Fred Barnes

Getting Around

Lunch with Fred Barnes

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

Northern Virginia tourism officials predict growth in 2006 for the region's $5.86 billion industry.

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

College Notes

College Notes

The Best Blooming Garden Tour

Restonians excited to share beauty of their gardens.

The Best Blooming Garden Tour

Getting to Know...

Linden Renner

Getting to Know...

Vienna Comes Out To Play

The historic Church Street area was closed off to traffic and filled with rides, vendors, music and families for ViVa! Vienna! last weekend.

Vienna Comes Out To Play

Volunteering

Volunteering

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Business

Business

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

Northern Virginia tourism officials predict growth in 2006 for the region's $5.86 billion industry.

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

People

People

Remembering the Fallen

American Legion Post 180 held a Memorial Day Ceremony, attended by residents and officials, Monday at Flint Hill Cemetery.

Remembering the Fallen

Potomac Resident Assists in Indonesia

Potomac Resident Assists in Indonesia

College Notes

College Notes

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

Northern Virginia tourism officials predict growth in 2006 for the region's $5.86 billion industry.

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

A Proffer They Can’t Refuse?

RA would like to persuade developers to help fund the Nature House.

A Proffer They Can’t Refuse?

Celebrating Our Freedom

Friends of the Great Falls Freedom Memorial hold second annual Memorial Day service.

Celebrating Our Freedom

Asking Tough Questions

Asking Tough Questions

Bobcats in McLean?

Resident reports bobcat sighting, but wildlife experts say it is unlikely.

Bobcats in McLean?

Soccer Team Cleans Up to Cash In

Team Holds Clean Up to Fund Travels

Soccer Team Cleans Up to Cash In

Presenters Cancel on MCA Meeting

Dulles Corridor Metrorail speakers pulls out of presentation after learning of conflicting guest speaker.

Presenters Cancel on MCA Meeting

Celebrating Our Freedom

Friends of the Great Falls Freedom Memorial hold second annual Memorial Day service.

Celebrating Our Freedom

Ceremony Marks Holiday's True Meaning

Burke VFW Post 5412 remembers soldiers who gave their lives in active military service.

Ceremony Marks Holiday's True Meaning

No. Va. Volunteers Get Medieval

Virginia Renaissance Faire in Spotsylvania County runs each weekend through June 18.

No. Va. Volunteers Get Medieval

Non-native Speakers Aspire to Learn English

A nonprofit group is teaching English to dozens of people.

Non-native Speakers Aspire to Learn English

Meet the Mayor

As mayor-elect of Clifton, Tom Peterson uses coaching philosophies to bring town together.

Meet the Mayor

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

County Mulls New Towing Ordinance

Officials seek greater oversight of industry to help prevent predatory towing.

County Mulls New Towing Ordinance

Taxi Drivers Feel Pain at the Pump

Cab companies may ask for emergency surcharge to aid employees.

Taxi Drivers Feel Pain at the Pump

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Fairfax County Library Foundation raises $3 million.

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Board To Convene Buckingham Hearing

Historic designation would mean Paradigm would have to halt redevelopment plans.

Board To Convene Buckingham Hearing

Bobcats in McLean?

Resident reports bobcat sighting, but wildlife experts say it is unlikely.

Bobcats in McLean?

Walter Reed Community Center Re-Opens

State-of-the-art facility to house intergenerational programs.

Walter Reed Community Center Re-Opens

County, Schools to Join Forces on Westover Projects

Residents laud decision to build Reed School and Westover Library in tandem.

County, Schools to Join Forces on Westover Projects

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Fairfax County Library Foundation raises $3 million.

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

End in Sight for Va. Budget Impasse?

End in Sight for Va. Budget Impasse?

More Room for ECHO

A 4,000 square-foot expansion project will double the size of ECHO's Springfield office.

More Room for ECHO

'Heroes Live Forever'

McLean residents gather at McLean High School for annual Memorial Day service.

'Heroes Live Forever'

A Visit Home

West Point student comes home to generate interest in his school.

A Visit Home

Community Learning

A Different Kind of ESL Class

Community Learning

Fourth-grader Sees a Bright Future

Fourth-grader Sees a Bright Future

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

On Your Marks, Get Set, Hunt!

ThanksUSA national treasure hunt kicks off at Franklin Sherman Elementary with a special assembly.

On Your Marks, Get Set, Hunt!

Praised for Leadership

A Herndon principal and her staff are blazing new pathways in elementary education at one of the town's most diverse schools.

Praised for Leadership

A Visit Home

West Point student comes home to generate interest in his school.

A Visit Home

Belter's Health Raises Concerns

Springfield District parents question School Board member's ability to do job.

Belter's Health Raises Concerns

Funds 'Fore' Charity

Great Falls Charitable Foundation holds golf tournament for SCC and Alternative House.

Funds 'Fore' Charity

No Shows at MCA Meeting

Dulles Corridor Metrorail speakers pulls out of presentation after learning of conflicting guest speaker.

No Shows at MCA Meeting

School Board Honors Long-Time Employees

Hatrick Signs on for Four More Years

School Board Honors Long-Time Employees

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Suspect in Murder in Custody

Suspect in the fatal stabbing of Reston man turns himself in.

Suspect in Murder in Custody

Embezzlement Suspect Out on Bond

Embezzlement Suspect Out on Bond

Diversions

Diversions

Marshall Requests Traffic Study

Marshall Requests Traffic Study

Getting to Know...

Linden Renner

Getting to Know...

Diversions

Diversions

Arlington Woman Honored By Komen Foundation

"Survivor of Year" to speak at National Race for the Cure.

Arlington Woman Honored By Komen Foundation

Remembering the Fallen

Park Authority, Civil War historians remember American soldiers with a ceremony honoring both Confederate and Union Army deaths.

Remembering the Fallen

Getting to Know...

Linden Renner

Getting to Know...

Delegates’ Authority

Cold Spring Elementary students participate in Model United Nations.

Delegates’ Authority

Veterans Reflect on Meaning of Memorial Day

Springfield, Lorton veterans groups mark Memorial Day with ceremony.

Veterans Reflect on Meaning of Memorial Day

Reinventing a Market-Friendly Springfield

After years of Springfield being little more than an interchange, ULI urges the creation of an new identity.

Reinventing a Market-Friendly Springfield

'Seussical' Hits 15

'Seussical' Hits 15

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

New Principal Gets Head Start at Lake Anne

Linda Hajj makes community connections.

New Principal Gets Head Start at Lake Anne

Station Awaits Repairs

Bobby Kapoor starts over after SUV crashes into and destroys Lake Anne Chevron.

Station Awaits Repairs

Boundaries Stick

Board Votes to Stick with Boundary Plans

Boundaries Stick

'Heroes Live Forever'

McLean residents gather at McLean High School for annual Memorial Day service.

'Heroes Live Forever'

Wednesday, May 24

Chantilly Cappie Nominees Happy To Be Honored

School is up for seven awards for 'Mame."

Chantilly Cappie Nominees Happy To Be Honored

Saint Andrew Lutheran Rededicates its Sanctuary

Saint Andrew Lutheran Rededicates its Sanctuary

Chantilly High Wins 8th Wachovia Cup

Chantilly High Wins 8th Wachovia Cup

Day of Service

Day of Service

Montessori Teacher Retires with May Fête

Lila Carusillo spent 30 years at Aquinas Montessori.

Montessori Teacher Retires with May Fête

Health Notes

Health Notes

Celebration for Families

Northern Virginia prepares for award-winning family celebration.

Celebration for Families

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Outpouring of Love For MPO Garbarino

Community rallies 'round police to show support.

Outpouring of Love For MPO Garbarino

Rolling Tribute to Veterans

Eighth Annual Ride of the Patriots scheduled for May 28 at Patriot Harley Davidson on Fairfax Boulevard.

Rolling Tribute to Veterans

Community Honors Garbarino

He's remembered as a dedicated officer, devoted dad and hero.

Community Honors Garbarino

Peele: Involuntary Manslaughter

April 1 crash on I-66 killed a Clifton woman, 23.

Peele: Involuntary Manslaughter

'Snow White and the 8 Dwarfs'

Chantilly High presents children's play with a fun, new twist.

'Snow White and the 8 Dwarfs'

Doors Open to Luxury

Clifton Community Women's Club presents annual Homes Tour

Doors Open to Luxury

Military Notes

Military Notes

Excellence Awards

Local police officers honored for DWI enforcement.

Excellence Awards

Living Within One's Means

Herndon High School seniors are introduced to real-life financial planning.

Living Within One's Means

Clifton Caboose Run Coming

Twilight 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk are June 10.

Clifton Caboose Run Coming

Running 'People's Marathon'

Running groups get athletes into shape for race day.

Running 'People's Marathon'

David Logan: 10 Years Prison

Clifton man sentenced for killing sister's boyfriend.

David Logan: 10 Years Prison

Officers Honored for DWI Enforcement

More than 50 Northern Virginia police officers recognized during annual Excellence Awards.

Officers Honored for DWI Enforcement

General Assembly Honors Westfield Principal Campbell

General Assembly Honors Westfield Principal Campbell

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Centreville Elementary Helps School in Louisiana

Band Aid event raises money for elementary near New Orleans.

Centreville Elementary Helps School in Louisiana

12 Years in Prison

Bullock sentenced for breaking and entering.

12 Years in Prison

School Notes

School Notes

Inside Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church

Congregation celebrated 25th anniversary on Saturday, May 13

Inside Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church

Health Notes

Health Notes

Inside Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church

Congregation celebrated 25th anniversary on Saturday, May 13.

Inside Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church

Health Notes

Health Notes

Doors Open to Luxury

Clifton Community Women's Club presents annual Homes Tour

Doors Open to Luxury

Health Notes

Health Notes

A Different Kind of Family

More than 400 children in Fairfax County are in foster care, and more families are needed to meet their needs.

A Different Kind of Family

Health Notes

Health Notes

What to Fix?

Public weighs in on which Arlington schools to repair and/or upgrade.

What to Fix?

Community

Community

Race Captures Small Town Feel

Twilight 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk are June 10.

Race Captures Small Town Feel

School Notes

School Notes

'New Voice' Arises in Theater

Herndon resident chosen as one of the top young playwrights in the state.

'New Voice' Arises in Theater

Community

Community

Remembering a 'Life Well Lived'

Family, friends remember Jong Lee.

Remembering a 'Life Well Lived'

School Notes

School Notes

Horror Fans: See No Movie

Film Review

Horror Fans: See No Movie

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

'Da Vinci' Slowed

Film Review

'Da Vinci' Slowed

City Jazzes it Up for Memorial Day

For 29th straight year, Alexandria marks beginning of summer with open-air music.

City Jazzes it Up for Memorial Day

The Work Behind the Wand

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Conductor talks about his orchestra and his craft.

The Work Behind the Wand

A Season To Laugh

A Season To Laugh

Dynamo Sparkplug

Remembering the fiery redhead soccer player with a sarcastic sense of humor.

Dynamo Sparkplug

The Work Behind the Wand

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Conductor talks about his orchestra and his craft.

The Work Behind the Wand

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Through Hard Times, A Festival Continues

The second annual Hard Times Cafe Music Festival approaches, despite a turbulent road.

Through Hard Times, A Festival Continues

Wine and (Spray-On) Cheese

Wine and (Spray-On) Cheese

A Race for Kelley

Del Ray run/walk will raise money for a multi-sensory room.

A Race for Kelley

Running 'People's Marathon'

Running 'People's Marathon'

Armenian Fest Raises Relief

Charity, culture highlight 14th annual event.

Armenian Fest Raises Relief

Smoking Allowed

Grilling options galore at La Cuisine.

Smoking Allowed

Running 'People's Marathon'

Running 'People's Marathon'

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

A Season To Laugh

A Season To Laugh

Local Theater

Local Theater

Farmer's Markets

Farmer's Markets

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Farmer's Markets

Farmer's Markets

School Notes

School Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Wine and (Spray-On) Cheese

Wine and (Spray-On) Cheese

Armenian Fest Raises Relief

Charity, culture highlight 14th annual event.

Armenian Fest Raises Relief

The Work Behind the Wand

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Conductor talks about his orchestra and his craft.

The Work Behind the Wand

Smoking Allowed

Grilling options galore at La Cuisine.

Smoking Allowed

School Notes

School Notes

Sugarland Gets New Principal

Keeping a Good Thing Going

Sugarland Gets New Principal

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Hollin Hall Confronts Consolidation Issue

Legal battle all but guaranteed if ordinance is adopted.

Hollin Hall Confronts Consolidation Issue

Building A Legacy

Building A Legacy

School Notes

School Notes

Farmer's Markets

Farmer's Markets

Labor Site to Move?

Council member vows change of venue for day labor site

Labor Site to Move?

One Done, One Still To Go

South Span will carry two-way traffic through 2008.

One Done, One Still To Go

Logan: 10 Years for Voluntary Manslaughter

Clifton man sentenced for killing sister's boyfriend.

Logan: 10 Years for Voluntary Manslaughter

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Hollin Meadows Acknowledges Teacher Diversity

International experience gives teachers perspective in classroom.

Hollin Meadows Acknowledges Teacher Diversity

New Citizens Pledge Allegiance

One hundred more strands added to the American fabric.

New Citizens Pledge Allegiance

School Notes

School Notes

Logan: 10 Years for Voluntary Manslaughter

Clifton man sentenced for killing sister's boyfriend.

Logan: 10 Years for Voluntary Manslaughter

Farmer's Markets

Farmer's Markets

Teen Depression: Normal Behavior or Serious Problem?

Resource Center Helps Parents Identify Problems

Teen Depression: Normal Behavior or Serious Problem?

Voice for Immigrants

Resident Bridges the Gap

Voice for Immigrants

Making Music, Raising Money

Making Music, Raising Money

One Span Done — One Still To Go

South Span will carry two-way traffic through 2008.

One Span Done — One Still To Go

Public Focuses on Cora Kelly Cuts

School board asks for math texts and cameras on buses.

Public Focuses on Cora Kelly Cuts

Annual Run Highlights Small Town Feel

Clifton Caboose Run is June 10.

Annual Run Highlights Small Town Feel

Outstanding Students Honored

Outstanding Students Honored

Commission Recommends Denial

Commission Recommends Denial

Unmasking Success

T.C. Williams’ literary magazine wins top honor from a national group.

Unmasking Success

Terrell Heads Back To The Future

Retirement or revival of an old dream from a new launch pad?

Terrell Heads Back To The Future

Spreading the Love of Music

Music Teacher Gets a Little Love

Spreading the Love of Music

Reward

Reward

Businesses Honored for Community Commitment

Annual Philanthropy Summit recognizes charitable giving by businesses large and small.

Businesses Honored for Community Commitment

Faith

Faith

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Principal Bob Davis retires from Belle View Elementary after 14 years.

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Briefs

Stabbing on South Kings Highway

Crime Briefs

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Mirant Presents New Image

Media tour is offered as a part of the coal plant’s new transparency policy.

Mirant Presents New Image

High-School Students Beat the Odds

CAMPUS Prepares Students for Campus

High-School Students Beat the Odds

Mean Girls Get Nice

High school mentors guide younger girls through tough times with arts, advice and friendship.

Mean Girls Get Nice

Red Light Statistics

Red Light Statistics

Tuesday, May 23

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Insider ‘Unduly Influenced’ Park

Inspector general’s report finds that the Park Service violated its own policies and circumvented federal law in allowing Daniel Snyder to clear trees.

Insider ‘Unduly Influenced’ Park

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Diversions

Diversions

Volunteering

Volunteering

Church Cancels Garage

Neighbors more comfortable with Heritage Fellowship’s ten-fold expansion plans.

Church Cancels Garage

Getting to Know...

Moira Rose Donohue

Getting to Know...

City Residents Not Playing Ball

Neighbors of a proposed athletic field complex site want City Council to find another place for the project.

City Residents Not Playing Ball

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

A Different Side to Policing

MPO Thomas Harrington named 2006 Distinguished School Resource Officer.

A Different Side to Policing

Freddie Mac Shelter Breaks Ground

Community partners join forces to provide new home for women and families in need.

Freddie Mac Shelter Breaks Ground

Beautiful Day, Marred by Tragedy

Two horses fatally injured at Potomac Hunt Races.

Beautiful Day, Marred by Tragedy

Community Service Center Opens

Fairfax County Community Service Center opens at Tysons Corner.

Community Service Center Opens

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Senior Living

Senior Living

Rethinking Maple Avenue

Last Tuesday, residents were asked how they wanted Maple Avenue to change.

Rethinking Maple Avenue

Town Goes Shopping

Town Goes Shopping

Oakton Students Party at Prom

Oakton High School upperclassmen danced the night away at the Reston Hyatt Regency Friday.

Oakton Students Party at Prom

Health

Health

Oakton Students Party at Prom

Oakton High School upperclassmen danced the night away at the Reston Hyatt Regency Friday.

Oakton Students Party at Prom

Local Businesses Win ABBIES

Arlington businesses receive accolades for strong service and community involvement.

Local Businesses Win ABBIES

Calendar 5-24-06

Calendar 5-24-06

Taking Off for Science

Lake Braddock students join hundreds in rural Virginia for model rocket competition.

Taking Off for Science

Seven Win MCC Seats

New board will meet Wednesday, May 24

Seven Win MCC Seats

Lights, Camera Action!

Lights, Camera Action!

Diversions

Diversions

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

This Week in Potomac 5-24-06

This Week in Potomac 5-24-06

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Parkwood School Celebrates 50 Years

Local educator Clarine Vickery and her school are honored by the town.

Parkwood School Celebrates 50 Years

Recess Controversy Plays On

Superintendent’s recommendations met with the skepticism from School Board, parents.

Recess Controversy Plays On

Baird Claims Dems' Endorsement for School Bd.

Victory over more experienced Davis sets up two-woman race in November.

Baird Claims Dems' Endorsement for School Bd.

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Wolf Addresses MCA

Congressman talks about Metro service.

Wolf Addresses MCA

Baker to Retire from Campbell

Dr. Adkisson from Drew Model School to take over in July.

Baker to Retire from Campbell

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

A Toast to Better Communication

Burke group practices speech-giving, provides support and encouragement.

A Toast to Better Communication

Community Service Center Opens

Fairfax County Community Service Center opens at Tysons Corner.

Community Service Center Opens

Sterling Boulevard in Need of Mowing

Sterling Boulevard in Need of Mowing

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Braddock Home to Free, Family Fun

Braddock Nights to provide a entertaining outdoor experience for the entire family.

Braddock Home to Free, Family Fun

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Work Begins on 'Much Needed Project'

Lanier renewal project breaks ground with ceremonial celebration.

Work Begins on 'Much Needed Project'

Diversions

Diversions

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

The Piano Man

It’s sad and it’s sweet: the story of a salesman’s career nearing its end.

The Piano Man

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Bigger and Better Than Ever

Bigger and Better Than Ever

Getting to Know...

Moira Rose Donohue

Getting to Know...

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Key in Marriage Debate

Faith Key in Marriage Debate

Knitting Together Security

Local students help knit afghans for Project Linus.

Knitting Together Security

Getting to Know É Helen Flynn

Profile

Getting to Know É Helen Flynn

Churchill ‘00 Grad Missing

Jane Park last seen on May 5 in Cambridge, Mass.

Churchill ‘00 Grad Missing

Gearing up for Brave Dave Open

Annual golf tournament raises funds for multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases.

Gearing up for Brave Dave Open

Wolf Addresses MCA Questions

Congressman talks about Metro service.

Wolf Addresses MCA Questions

And The Cappie Goes To ...

Arlington high school thespians to be honored next month at The Kennedy Center.

And The Cappie Goes To ...

People

People

From Junk to Jalopy in 12 Minutes

Antique Auto Show features quick assembly of Model T.

From Junk to Jalopy in 12 Minutes

Braddock Home to Free, Family Fun

Braddock Nights to provide a entertaining outdoor experience for the entire family

Braddock Home to Free, Family Fun

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Honoring Officers for DWI Enforcement

Honoring Officers for DWI Enforcement

Compromise Puts Schools Fight to Bed

Denis’ eleventh-hour proposal accelerates Bells Mill fix and protects Seven Locks.

Compromise Puts Schools Fight to Bed

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Schools

Schools

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Bigger and Better Than Ever

Bigger and Better Than Ever

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Case of Meningitis at Madison

Case of Meningitis at Madison

Selling the Million Dollar Home

More than 1,000 homes in Fairfax County have $1 million price tag or more.

Selling the Million Dollar Home

‘Shootout at General Assembly’

Howell tells AAUW how Richmond’s budget impasse on transportation is a ‘true crisis.’

‘Shootout at General Assembly’

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

Calendar

Calendar

Strut Your Mutt Under Sunny Skies

Strut Your Mutt Under Sunny Skies

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes

People Notes

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Foundation Honors Outstanding Educators

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Foundation honors educators and grants 10 scholarships.

Foundation Honors Outstanding Educators

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Shea's Police Assault Charges Reduced

Maryland woman is found guilty of disorderly conduct.

Shea's Police Assault Charges Reduced

Getting to Know...

Moira Rose Donohue

Getting to Know...

Seven Win MCC Seats

New board will meet Wednesday, May 24

Seven Win MCC Seats

Knitting Together Security

Local students help knit afghans for Project Linus.

Knitting Together Security

Art

Art

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

College Notes

College Notes

Jam Session

Potomac United Methodist Church hosts 16th annual Strawberry Festival.

Jam Session

Diversions

Diversions

Finding the Healthy Commute

Hundreds of commuters geared up for Bike to Work Day.

Finding the Healthy Commute

Music for the Moment

"Songs for a New World" proves apt curtain call for local high-school seniors

Music for the Moment

Business

Business

Bravo for Great Falls Officer

Park Police officer Bill Thomas retires after 30 years on the C&O Canal.

Bravo for Great Falls Officer

A Mother to All

Pamela Ann Jones lived a life full of love, trust and laughter.

A Mother to All

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Obituary — Col. Kaye D. Kause

Obituary — Col. Kaye D. Kause

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Monday, May 22

Downhill Neighbors Oppose Plan

Middle Valley residents concerned about water runoff in new neighborhood.

Downhill Neighbors Oppose Plan

Last Landowner Standing

Final holdout in Briarwood is ready to join development.

Last Landowner Standing

Last Landowner Standing

Final holdout in Briarwood is ready to join development.

Last Landowner Standing

Confusion on The River

House is built on the Potomac, but not according to plan.

Confusion on The River

Sunday, May 21

'Tempest' Blows in to Cabin John Park

Director hopes that outdoor summer theater will become an annual activity in Potomac.

'Tempest' Blows in to Cabin John Park

Thursday, May 18

Mother’s Day With America’s ‘First Mom’

Mother’s Day With America’s ‘First Mom’

Former Resident Killed in Iraq

Former Resident Killed in Iraq

Orphan Cars Come Home to Alexandria

Today’s dream was yesterday’s basic transportation — usually.

Orphan Cars Come Home to Alexandria

Rotary Makes Book Gift to Maury

Students will purchase books with Rotary donation.

Rotary Makes Book Gift to Maury

Sierra Club Urges Rail on Bridge

The new bridge is engineered to accept light or heavy rail.

Sierra Club Urges Rail on Bridge

Asphalt Plant Opposition Remains

Citizens and civic associations oppose SUP amendment.

Asphalt Plant Opposition Remains

Giving Orphan Cars a Home

Today’s dream was yesterday’s basic transportation — usually.

Giving Orphan Cars a Home

Former Resident Killed in Iraq

Former Resident Killed in Iraq

Sierra Club Urges Rail on Bridge

The new bridge is engineered to accept light or heavy rail.

Sierra Club Urges Rail on Bridge

Wednesday, May 17

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Following John Smith's Path

Presentation will cover life on the Potomac in the 1600s.

Following John Smith's Path

Historic Jamestown Artifacts to be Displayed

The Lyceum will also show historic portraits, maps and books.

Historic Jamestown Artifacts to be Displayed

About a Boat

Godspeed, a recreation of an 17th-century ship will dock in Alexandria.

About a Boat

School Notes

School Notes

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind

Mount Vernon Dogs Celebrate New Park

Off-Leash Dog Park opens at Grist Mill Park.

Mount Vernon Dogs Celebrate New Park

Art

Art

Students Graduate From English Class

ESL students at Progreso Hispano complete spring semester.

Students Graduate From English Class

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Guten Morgen, Deutschland!

West Springfield student wins scholarship to study in Germany for a year.

Guten Morgen, Deutschland!

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Officer Garbarino Dies

Police Officer had been wounded in attack on Sully District Police Station.

Officer Garbarino Dies

Nightlife

Nightlife

Local Theater

Local Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Officer Fought Valiantly; Injuries Are Too Severe

Officer Fought Valiantly; Injuries Are Too Severe

School Notes

School Notes

Officer Garbarino Dies

Police Officer had been wounded in attack on Sully District Police Station.

Officer Garbarino Dies

Out-of-Turn Amendment Approved

Lorton Corner may be developed into a drivethrough bank, pharmacy.

Out-of-Turn Amendment Approved

Talbert Road Decision Delayed

After residents ask for decision, supervisors vote to wait until June 26 to decide fate of Talbert Road right of way.

Talbert Road Decision Delayed

Indoor Fair Quality

Indoor Fair Quality

Volunteers

Volunteers

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Around Town

Around Town

Health Notes

Health Notes

Talbert Road Decision Delayed

After residents ask for decision, supervisors vote to wait until June 26 to decide fate of Talbert Road right of way.

Talbert Road Decision Delayed

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Pillars of Strength

Common experience unites Mount Vernon stroke group into family.

Pillars of Strength

Demolition, Then Expansion

City expands the historic district — five months too late for two addresses.

Demolition, Then Expansion

School Notes

School Notes

Garrison Pleads Guilty

Sentencing for child porn charges is set for Oct. 13.

Garrison Pleads Guilty

Health Notes

Health Notes

Recipes for a Jamestown Sit-Down

Recipes for a Jamestown Sit-Down

More Americans Popping Pain-Killers

Detective describes County’s efforts to stop surge in abuse of pharmaceuticals.

More Americans Popping Pain-Killers

T.C. Graduate Arrested for Murder

T.C. Graduate Arrested for Murder

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Health Notes

Health Notes

This Week in Potomac 5-17-06

This Week in Potomac 5-17-06

Woman Charged with Credit Card Theft

Police say she stole from wheelchair-bound woman.

Woman Charged with Credit Card Theft

Health Notes

Health Notes

Around Town

Around Town

Bob McClendon Enters Plea

Bob McClendon Enters Plea

School Notes

School Notes

Sharon Davis Questionnaire

Sharon Davis Questionnaire

Volunteers

Volunteers

Man Sentenced for Hacking

Man Sentenced for Hacking

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Schools Get 16 Cappie Nods

Westfield receives 9, Chantilly, 7, and Centreville, 3.

Schools Get 16 Cappie Nods

‘Mr. Fix-It’ Retires

Police Chief Charles Samarra announces his intention to retire in August.

‘Mr. Fix-It’ Retires

Volunteers

Volunteers

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Attacker Gets 20 Years

Former Churchill student last to be sentenced for Sept. 6, 2004 rape and robbery of a Potomac woman.

Attacker Gets 20 Years

Officer Dies; Mourning Deepens

MPO Michael Garbarino is second to succumb after ambush.

Officer Dies; Mourning Deepens

Officer Garbarino Dies

Police Officer had been wounded in attack on Sully District Police Station.

Officer Garbarino Dies

Officer Garbarino Dies

Police Officer had been wounded in attack on Sully District Police Station.

Officer Garbarino Dies

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Coffee with the Congressman

Jim Moran meets voters at a Del Ray coffeehouse.

Coffee with the Congressman

Health Notes

Health Notes

Three Men Indicted for Animal Dumping

One was employed by animal shelter and cremation firm.

Three Men Indicted for Animal Dumping

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Chantilly's 20th Annual Jazz & Pizzazz!

Show choir, jazz band, strut their stuff.

Chantilly's 20th Annual Jazz & Pizzazz!

Republicans Say That Moran's Time is Up

Two Republicans are seeking their party's nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Jim Moran in November.

Republicans Say That Moran's Time is Up

Stalled Projects

Opening of New Shirlington Library, Signature Theatre Homes Delayed

Stalled Projects

School Notes

School Notes

Neighborhood Day Marches On

Despite a little rain, the ninth annual parade down Wilson Boulevard was a success.

Neighborhood Day Marches On

Festival Almost Caused a Mutiny

Festival Almost Caused a Mutiny

Mental Health Community Program Holds Talent Show

Mental Health Community Program Holds Talent Show

Police Donate Blood in Wake of Shooting

Officers respond to shooting by donating blood en masse.

Police Donate Blood in Wake of Shooting

Meet Eric Speth, Master of the Godspeed

Meet Eric Speth, Master of the Godspeed

CUMC Helps With Nat'l Rebuilding Day

Volunteers repair a home in Herndon.

CUMC Helps With Nat'l Rebuilding Day

Out-of-Turn Amendment Approved

Lorton Corner may be developed into a drivethrough bank, pharmacy.

Out-of-Turn Amendment Approved

Arlington Police Form Gay and Lesbian Unit

Police hope for more reporting of crimes involving homosexuals.

Arlington Police Form Gay and Lesbian Unit

Health Notes

Health Notes

Iconic Art

Peter Max shares his brightly colored works.

Iconic Art

Business Notes

Business Notes

Iconic Art

Peter Max shares his brightly colored works.

Iconic Art

School Notes

School Notes

An Outstretched Hand To Hold

Lee High teacher blends music, charity to raise money for Berea School in the Philippines.

An Outstretched Hand To Hold

Officer Garbarino Dies

Police Officer had been wounded in attack on Sully District Police Station.

Officer Garbarino Dies

Recipes for a Jamestown Sit-Down

Recipes for a Jamestown Sit-Down

Rocking Sounds Welcome the Godspeed

Outdoor concerts will be held in Old Town to celebrate the stay of the Godspeed.

Rocking Sounds Welcome the Godspeed

Circus Fare Comes to Town

Circus Fare Comes to Town

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

No Luck for Lohan, Even Less for Us

Film Review

No Luck for Lohan, Even Less for Us

Fighting Back the Temptations

Quadripilegic motivational speaker visits with HHS students to talk about th elessons he learned as a result of reckless drinking

Fighting Back the Temptations

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Canine Calendar

Canine Calendar

A Date with Susan Constant

A Date with Susan Constant

Mount Vernon Station Mourns Fallen Officer

Mount Vernon Station Mourns Fallen Officer

Sally Baird Questionnaire

Sally Baird Questionnaire

$16.07 for 1607

Local restaurants offer specials to celebrate the coming of Godspeed.

$16.07 for 1607

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

School Notes

School Notes

Students Play Hardball

Students from Crestwood, Lynbrook elementary schools pose hard questions to local elected officials.

Students Play Hardball

Jail Program Brings Mother’s Day Love

Jail Program Brings Mother’s Day Love

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Tuesday, May 16

Teenage Pranks Escalate to Murder

Teen’s access to gun leads to murder conviction; Effler faces up to 40 years.

Teenage Pranks Escalate to Murder

Diversions

Diversions

Tara Shea's Misdemeanor Charges Reduced

Tara Shea's Misdemeanor Charges Reduced

Bells Mill Jumps Ahead

Council votes ‘no’ on Kendale but can’t agree on an alternative in school fight.

Bells Mill Jumps Ahead

Diversions

Diversions

Two for One

House on Beulah Road would be removed and two put in its place.

Two for One

Volunteering

Volunteering

Music and Theater

Music and Theater

Faith

Faith

People

People

The Arts

The Arts

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

'Crusade Against Cancer'

Reston Relay for Life gives hope, while raising money to find a cure for cancer.

'Crusade Against Cancer'

Vienna Prepares To Celebrate

ViVa! Vienna! will soon descend on Church Street.

Vienna Prepares To Celebrate

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Creating a Community Habitat

National Wildlife Federation explains Community and Backyard Habitat certification programs at GFCA meeting.

Creating a Community Habitat

Schools

Schools

Diversions

Diversions

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Arnie’s Sentence

Friedman lives life to fullest after brain cancer diagnosis.

Arnie’s Sentence

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Herndon's Minutemen Look to Future

Herndon's Minutemen Look to Future

Village Hosts Canal Boat Day

Village Hosts Canal Boat Day

Faith

Faith

Staying Put Could Depend on Modifications

Limited mobility doesn’t have to threaten independence at home.

Staying Put Could Depend on Modifications

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

What To Choose?

Burke Centre Library Task Force conducts first meeting to discuss contents of capsule.

What To Choose?

A Mother's Day Goose Tale

Office employees in Reston have fun caring for nesting goose.

A Mother's Day Goose Tale

Business

Business

Slow Down

Traffic calming discussion begins.

Slow Down

Learning to Listen

Hundreds participate in the Walk for the Whisper.

Learning to Listen

Oakton Rocket Team Has Liftoff

Oakton Rocket Team Has Liftoff

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Sterling Park Residents Make Noise

Sterling Park Residents Make Noise

Mean Girls Get Nice

High school mentors guide younger girls through tough times with arts, advice and friendship.

Mean Girls Get Nice

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

25 Years for Trying to Hire Hitman

Davis to serve about two years in $34 murder for hire scheme.

25 Years for Trying to Hire Hitman

Week In McLean...

Week In McLean...

Construction Begins at Last For Homes

Chesterbrook Residences celebrates its groundbreaking.

Construction Begins at Last For Homes

Marshall Goes Hollywood

The theme was "Vintage Hollywood" at Marshall's prom, held Saturday at Foxchase Manor in Manassas.

Marshall Goes Hollywood

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

State Honors Trickett

State Honors Trickett

Moms Rock

Mamapalooza brought some 15 acts, all fronted by moms, to Jammin' Java Saturday afternoon.

Moms Rock

Inova Plans for Medical Center

Inova Plans for Medical Center

Out of Africa

McLean family hosts orphanage founders.

Out of Africa

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Family Plans Picnic for a Cancer Cure

Great Falls family plans picnic to raise money for cancer foundation.

Family Plans Picnic for a Cancer Cure

Boundaries Set

After Long Debate, Board Sets Boundaries

Boundaries Set

Drumming for School Funds

School performs annual performace to raise funds for cultural center

Drumming for School Funds

Large Development, Large Problems

Large Development, Large Problems

Creating a Community Habitat

National Wildlife Federation explains Community and Backyard Habitat certification programs at GFCA meeting.

Creating a Community Habitat

Health

Health

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Board Takes Action

Board Takes Action

Will Tysons Accommodate Vienna?

Will Tysons Accommodate Vienna?

Harris Teeter Checks Out

Fairfax store closing doors, moving out.

Harris Teeter Checks Out

Marshall Goes Hollywood

The theme was "Vintage Hollywood" at Marshall's prom, held Saturday at Foxchase Manor in Manassas.

Marshall Goes Hollywood

Hoping for a Cure

Great Falls family plans picnic to raise money for cancer foundation.

Hoping for a Cure

Board Continues Road Construction Debate

Board Continues Road Construction Debate

Week In Great Falls...

Week In Great Falls...

Community

Community

Women Become Historic Theme

History surrounds every corner in Old Town Fairfax.

Women Become Historic Theme

Muslim Groups Protest Account Closure

Non-profits call for explanations for refusal of service

Muslim Groups Protest Account Closure

Commission Hears Little Opposition

Commission Hears Little Opposition

Diversions

Diversions

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Kids Get Free Smiles

Doctors Donate Dental Work

Kids Get Free Smiles

Moms Stroll Off the Pounds

New Moms Group Benefits Waist Line

Moms Stroll Off the Pounds

Out of Africa

McLean family hosts orphanage founders.

Out of Africa

Drumming for School Funds

School performs annual performace to raise funds for cultural center

Drumming for School Funds

Son Charged in Mother's Murder

Victim was a resident of the Mosby Woods neighborhood.

Son Charged in Mother's Murder

Commission Rejects Burke Nursery

Plan will now go to Board of Supervisors for final decision.

Commission Rejects Burke Nursery

Construction Begins at Last For Homes

Chesterbrook Residences celebrates its groundbreaking.

Construction Begins at Last For Homes

Book Captures Allure of Reston Town Center

Successful downtown in the suburbs could never have been predicted, author says.

Book Captures Allure of Reston Town Center

Wednesday, May 10

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Schools

Schools

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Sidewalk Masterpieces

Art students recreate famous paintings on sidewalk at Lee High School.

Sidewalk Masterpieces

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Scope Set for Boundary Study

School Board to discuss changing boundaries at South County, Hayfield and Lake Braddock Secondary Schools.

Scope Set for Boundary Study

College Notes

College Notes

Scope Set for Boundary Study

School Board to discuss changing boundaries at South County, Hayfield and Lake Braddock Secondary Schools.

Scope Set for Boundary Study

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Advocates Urge Awareness

Ovarian cancer walk takes place in Reston this week.

Advocates Urge Awareness

Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Potomac Schools 5-10-06

Potomac Schools 5-10-06

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Light Marked the Way for 150 Years

Jones Point Lighthouse, light years beyond today’s factionalism.

Light Marked the Way for 150 Years

The Grandfather of Rosemont

Return resident Bill Schultze celebrates his 80th birthday neighborhood style.

The Grandfather of Rosemont

Past Is Prelude to Preservation

Historic preservation can also serve today’s social needs.

Past Is Prelude to Preservation

Federico’s Historic Award

Four students honored with High School History Awards.

Federico’s Historic Award

Cultured Celebration

American Indian Festival enlivens Waterfront Park.

Cultured Celebration

Light Marked the Way for 150 Years

Jones Point Lighthouse, light years beyond today’s factionalism.

Light Marked the Way for 150 Years

The Grandfather of Rosemont

Return resident Bill Schultze celebrates his 80th birthday neighborhood style.

The Grandfather of Rosemont

Past Is Prelude to Preservation

Historic preservation can also serve today’s social needs.

Past Is Prelude to Preservation

Federico’s Historic Award

Four students honored with High School History Awards.

Federico’s Historic Award

Getting to Know — Bob Ohneiser

Getting to Know — Bob Ohneiser

Cultured Celebration

American Indian Festival enlivens Waterfront Park.

Cultured Celebration

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

His Media’s the Message

Mount Vernon sophomore writes award-winning script in which zombie casualties confront Bush.

His Media’s the Message

Flipped Boat Vs. Dreamboat

Film Review

Flipped Boat Vs. Dreamboat

One Café to Rule Them All

Bilbo Baggins restaurant offers eclectic variety on the menu, behind the bar.

One Café to Rule Them All

Artists Feeling Fine About Old Town

Arts and Crafts Fair draws strong repeat business.

Artists Feeling Fine About Old Town

"Faust" Gets Mod Makeover

Synetic's new show starts at Spectrum.

"Faust" Gets Mod Makeover

Things That Go Boom

1st Connecticut will occupy Fort Ward once again on May 20.

Things That Go Boom

Calendar

Calendar

Frankie and Annette Need Not Apply

Casting call for summer flick at the Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse.

Frankie and Annette Need Not Apply

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Local Theater

Local Theater

"Faust" Gets Mod Makeover

Synetic's new show starts at Spectrum.

"Faust" Gets Mod Makeover

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Community

Community

Clubs

Clubs

Calendar

Calendar

Art

Art

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

"Faust" Gets Mod Makeover

Synetic's new show starts at Spectrum.

"Faust" Gets Mod Makeover

Frankie and Annette Need Not Apply

Casting call for summer flick at the Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse.

Frankie and Annette Need Not Apply

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Orphans on Display

Alexandria’s only antique car show focuses on discontinued models once sold in the city.

Orphans on Display

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

One Café to Rule Them All

Bilbo Baggins restaurant offers eclectic variety on the menu, behind the bar.

One Café to Rule Them All

Artists Feeling Fine About Old Town

Arts and Crafts Fair draws strong repeat business.

Artists Feeling Fine About Old Town

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Classes

Classes

Clubs

Clubs

'Beauty' of a Show

Cappies Review

'Beauty' of a Show

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

Volunteers

Volunteers

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Community

Community

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs

Clubs

Classes

Classes

Little Feet Take Big Steps

New kindergarteners, parents visit Burke elementary school.

Little Feet Take Big Steps

Driving Slower or Seeing Things?

VDOT tries to slow things down with optical illusions

Driving Slower or Seeing Things?

Bazaar Happenings at Barrett

Bazaar Happenings at Barrett

Asphalt Plant Divides Commission

Neighbors complain of permit violations in a community that is now residential.

Asphalt Plant Divides Commission

Actions Strengthen Mirant’s Future

Decree and patent could be Mirant trump cards.

Actions Strengthen Mirant’s Future

Good Bread, Good Meat

Farmers Market opens Saturday at Burke VRE lot

Good Bread, Good Meat

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

Visitors will see American and international treasures.

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

Renaissance on Queen Street

New association hopes to promote businesses in the Parker Gray area.

Renaissance on Queen Street

Scope Set for Boundary Study

School Board to discuss changing boundaries at South County, Hayfield and Lake Braddock Secondary Schools.

Scope Set for Boundary Study

Citywide Hotspot?

Alexandria investigates the possibility of creating a citywide wireless network.

Citywide Hotspot?

Helping the Uninsured

New executive director for Alexandria Health Care Services wants to consolidate services.

Helping the Uninsured

Saving Seniors Sidetracked?

David Englin’s ongoing battle for Virginia to join I-SaveRx.

Saving Seniors Sidetracked?

From Blog to Book

Local author parlays her knitting blog into a book deal.

From Blog to Book

BAR Defers Proposal Again

Newest version deemed too boxlike.

BAR Defers Proposal Again

Girl Scouts Help Lost Dogs

Junior Troop 261 receives bronze award for assisting animals in need.

Girl Scouts Help Lost Dogs

Perfect Storm

Council challengers attracted, unified supporters

Perfect Storm

Business Notes

Business Notes

Good Bread, Good Meat

Farmers Market opens Saturday at Burke VRE lot

Good Bread, Good Meat

Something Old, Something New

Fairfax Ballet performs 'Beauty & The Beast' and 'Paquita.'

Something Old, Something New

Council Reviews Financial Status

One week after election, City Council meeting business as usual.

Council Reviews Financial Status

Clifton Homes Tour Thursday, May 18

Visitors will see American and international treasures.

Clifton Homes Tour Thursday, May 18

Man Guilty of 1991 Chantilly Rape

Jury recommends 120 years in prison on five charges.

Man Guilty of 1991 Chantilly Rape

Coalition Farmer's Market Kicks Off Season

Saturday market starts off slow, but vendors optimistic about a successful season.

Coalition Farmer's Market Kicks Off Season

In the Name of Science

Sally Ride Science Festival promotes science, math education for girls.

In the Name of Science

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

Visitors will see American and international treasures.

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

A Time Machine in Fairfax?

Civil War Weekend takes visitors back in time.

A Time Machine in Fairfax?

Comunity Mourns Police Detective

Sully District Station's Vicky Armel is Killed.

Comunity Mourns Police Detective

Residents Grieve for Slain Detective

They turn cruiser outside station into memorial.

Residents Grieve for Slain Detective

Volunteers Race To Please

Race-theme playground built for local children.

Volunteers Race To Please

How Police-Station Shooting Affected Locals

Traffic detoured, schools locked down.

How Police-Station Shooting Affected Locals

Children Don Thinking Caps

Little Run Elementary Science Bowl has children thinking hard to win.

Children Don Thinking Caps

Experiencing Azeri Hospitality

Mount Vernon teachers travel to Azerbaijan over Spring Break.

Experiencing Azeri Hospitality

Stone Bridges History

Education center cornerstone comes from the White House.

Stone Bridges History

Special Delivery of Food

On May 13, letter carriers need community’s help to fill bare cupboards.

Special Delivery of Food

Building Community

Mount Vernon Woods invites its neighbors to mingle with each other and learn about local services.

Building Community

Margaret Dunnigan Dies After Surgery

Dunnigan will be remembered for her elegance, energy and volunteering.

Margaret Dunnigan Dies After Surgery

Obituary: Col. Frank X. Lillis

Obituary: Col. Frank X. Lillis

County Parties at Trail Opening

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Park Authority open Cross County Trail with 40 miles of festivities.

County Parties at Trail Opening

A Season To Laugh

Springfield man promotes improvisation through local performances.

A Season To Laugh

Cross-County Celebration Hits Oakton

Cross-County Celebration Hits Oakton

Obituary: Robert Kerrigan

Obituary: Robert Kerrigan

A Place for Children

Springfield-based group hopes to build children's museum by 2008.

A Place for Children

Scope Set for Boundary Study

School Board to discuss changing boundaries at South County, Hayfield and Lake Braddock Secondary Schools.

Scope Set for Boundary Study

When the Market Comes to Town — Part Two

On Saturday, the farmers market at Town Hall opened, bringing some of the same vendors and several new ones.

When the Market Comes to Town — Part Two

When the Market Comes to Town — Part One

The farmers market at Nottoway Park kicked off last Wednesday, with fresh produce, baked goods and more.

When the Market Comes to Town — Part One

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

Visitors will see American and international treasures.

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

Scope Set for Boundary Study

School Board to discuss changing boundaries at South County, Hayfield and Lake Braddock Secondary Schools.

Scope Set for Boundary Study

Clifton Council Looks Forward

Town Council looks ahead to a budget newly elected council will ratify.

Clifton Council Looks Forward

Clifton Council Looks Forward

Town Council looks ahead to a budget newly elected council will ratify.

Clifton Council Looks Forward

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

Visitors will see American and international treasures.

Clifton Opens Doors for Annual Tour

County Parties at Trail Opening

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Park Authority open Cross County Trail with 40 miles of festivities.

County Parties at Trail Opening

Scope Set for Boundary Study

School Board to discuss changing boundaries at South County, Hayfield and Lake Braddock Secondary Schools.

Scope Set for Boundary Study

County Parties at Trail Opening

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Park Authority open Cross County Trail with 40 miles of festivities.

County Parties at Trail Opening

Talbert Road — Road or Driveway?

Residents disagree on proposal to vacate stub street in Lorfax Heights.

Talbert Road — Road or Driveway?

Talbert Road — Road or Driveway?

Residents disagree on proposal to vacate stub street in Lorfax Heights.

Talbert Road — Road or Driveway?

Tuesday, May 9

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Summer School

Summer School

Diversions

Diversions

Potomac Firm Wins Design Award

Potomac Firm Wins Design Award

Getting to Know...

Ginger Mahon

Getting to Know...

Health

Health

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Re-Starting Rotation

196 barber pole repaired.

Re-Starting Rotation

Business Notes

Business Notes

Diversions

Diversions

Inova Announces Plans for Medical Center

Inova Announces Plans for Medical Center

Young at Art

Geneva kindergarters display their work.

Young at Art

Students Pop Pills

Students Hospitalized for Taking Medicine

Students Pop Pills

As Seen on TV

As Seen on TV

Ballet Initiatives

Potomac Dance Centre performs May 12 and 13.

Ballet Initiatives

A Question of Life or Death

Vienna resident who lost his son on 9/11 comments on the Moussaoui sentencing.

A Question of Life or Death

Food, Festivities Abound

Food, Festivities Abound

Mark of their Friendship

May 21 5K run at Landon remembers Mark Ferris '94, who died from complications of juvenile diabetes.

Mark of their Friendship

Staying Safe?

Staying Safe?

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Horses, Orchards and Vineyards, Oh, My!

Horses, Orchards and Vineyards, Oh, My!

Engineers of the Future

Members of the Longfellow Science Olympiad team prepare for national competition.

Engineers of the Future

A Family Affair

Family Sells Moldova Wine

A Family Affair

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Great Food, Great Day

Residents celebrate Great Falls Day and help to raise money for a new fire station.

Great Food, Great Day

Business Notes

Business Notes

Getting to Know...

Ginger Mahon

Getting to Know...

Theater and Music

Theater and Music

Ongoing

Ongoing

Potomac's Newest Millionaire?

Whitman graduate appears on 'Millionaire' game show May 10 and 11.

Potomac's Newest Millionaire?

The Arts

The Arts

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Community

Community

Engineers of the Future

Members of the Longfellow Science Olympiad team prepare for national competition.

Engineers of the Future

Parents Sound Off on Proposed School Goals

Parents stirred up about academic versus ‘life skills’ goals.

Parents Sound Off on Proposed School Goals

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

Will New Tourist Attractions Lure Visitors?

Group Unveils Road Network

Group Unveils Road Network

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Working on Town Budget

Town considers budget, historic district and much more.

Working on Town Budget

Gas Prices Take Toll on Commuters

Pricey Pumps

Gas Prices Take Toll on Commuters

Business

Business

Challenge of Choosing

High school seniors recount trial of picking a college.

Challenge of Choosing

Getting to Know…

Ginger Mahon

Getting to Know…

Diversions

Diversions

Bins Anger Neighbors

Cooper bins are removed after neighbor speaks out.

Bins Anger Neighbors

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Revitalization or Decline

Revitalization of Lake Anne held up by restrictive and confusing zoning, says group.

Revitalization or Decline

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

People

People

Chinese Adventure

Potomac Elementary's Chinese Immersion fifth-graders travel to China for two-week trip.

Chinese Adventure

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Ready for Rail, Reluctant on Development?

Residents get glimpse of what rail development will look like assuming barriers are overcome.

Ready for Rail, Reluctant on Development?

After the Boom ...

After trending upward for so long, the housing market enters a 'transition' — but to what?

After the Boom ...

Real Estate

Real Estate

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Helping the Forgotten Demographic

Representatives from Chesterbrook Residences, Inc. talk to members of Share.

Helping the Forgotten Demographic

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Recycling Bins Anger Neighbors

Cooper bins are removed after neighbor speaks out.

Recycling Bins Anger Neighbors

'Seussical' Overflowing with Energy

Cappies Review

'Seussical' Overflowing with Energy

Helping the Forgotten Demographic

Representatives from Chesterbrook Residences, Inc. talk to members of Share.

Helping the Forgotten Demographic

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Bloomtown

Azalea Festival is a Landon and community tradition since 1954.

Bloomtown

Volunteering

Volunteering

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

This Week in Potomac 5-10-06

This Week in Potomac 5-10-06

Residents Organize Against Marymount’s Expansion

Residents Organize Against Marymount’s Expansion

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Festival Success

Festival Success

Board’s Order: Kendale, with a Twist

Council not stirred by recommendation.

Board’s Order: Kendale, with a Twist

CPAM Not Ready For Prime Time

CPAM Not Ready For Prime Time

Upward Mobility

Residents divided as Planning Board approves height increases for Fortune Parc towers. Number of units unchanged.

Upward Mobility

Business Notes

Business Notes

Thousands Walk for Autism

Thousands Walk for Autism

Getting to Know…

Ginger Mahon

Getting to Know…

Federal Issues in Local Light

Moran criticizes president’s policies and outlines platform for reelection, while avoiding controversy.

Federal Issues in Local Light

Getting to Know…

Ginger Mahon

Getting to Know…

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Affordable Units for $2.2 Million

Five units will be accessible to people with disabilities.

Affordable Units for $2.2 Million

Market Fresh

Farmers Sell Goods

Market Fresh

Getting to Know…

Ginger Mahon

Getting to Know…

Monday, May 8

Farmers' Market Returns to Downtown

Summer Brings Fresh Produce

Farmers' Market Returns to Downtown

Mass Draws Hispanic Faithful

Changing population ushers in need for Spanish-language ceremony.

Mass Draws Hispanic Faithful

Shift Seen in Attitudes Toward Marriage Amendment

Arlington politicians believe that Virginians who oppose same-sex marriage are considering voting against constitutional amendment in November.

Shift Seen in Attitudes Toward Marriage Amendment

Jamestown 2007 Planning Sets Sail

Arlington committee begins to organize events to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the settlement’s founding.

Jamestown 2007 Planning Sets Sail

Democratic Senate Hopefuls Campaign in Arlington

Democratic Senate Hopefuls Campaign in Arlington

Final School Budget Approved

School Board Chair Foster votes against fiscal year 2007 budget due to growth in operating fund.

Final School Budget Approved

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Wakefield Wins Inspiration Award

Wakefield Wins Inspiration Award

Cab Drivers Protest Dulles Procedures

Dulles cab drivers continue strike threats over lack of job security.

Cab Drivers Protest Dulles Procedures

Superintendent Releases Construction Priorities

Fall bond referendum will provide funds for renovating Yorktown High School, if approved by voters.

Superintendent Releases Construction Priorities

Residents Organize Against Marymount’s Expansion

Residents Organize Against Marymount’s Expansion

Thursday, May 4

Clash of Cultures Theme of Southern Film

Clash of Cultures Theme of Southern Film

Guest Speaker Talks to Library Group

Senior curator at the National Air and Space Museum graces Burke Centre Library meeting.

Guest Speaker Talks to Library Group

Clash of Cultures Theme of Southern Film

A gentleman farmer battles land speculators and development.

Clash of Cultures Theme of Southern Film

New Vote, Same Council

Only 19 percent of registered voters turned out for Tuesday's election.

New Vote, Same Council

Clash of Cultures Theme of Southern Film

A gentleman farmer battles land speculators and development.

Clash of Cultures Theme of Southern Film

Guest Speaker Talks to Library Group

Senior curator at the National Air and Space Museum graces Burke Centre Library meeting.

Guest Speaker Talks to Library Group

Children, Parents Expand Fitness Knowledge

Daniels Run celebrates National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

Children, Parents Expand Fitness Knowledge

Farmer's Market Gets Fresh Start

Warm weather, proximity to voting precincts bring customers to market.

Farmer's Market Gets Fresh Start

Wednesday, May 3

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Voters Choose New Council in Clifton

Five new council members, mayor selected for two-year terms.

Voters Choose New Council in Clifton

House Fire Causes $225,000 Damage

House Fire Causes $225,000 Damage

David Shields Seaver, 67, Dies

David Shields Seaver, 67, Dies

Fond Farewell to Eleanor Presgrave

A friend to children dies at age 94.

Fond Farewell to Eleanor Presgrave

Providence Students Plant Tree

Arbor Day event part of city's tree initiative.

Providence Students Plant Tree

A Train Rolls into the Station

New locomotive debuts at Burke Lake Park.

A Train Rolls into the Station

Democrats Sweep City Elections

Andrew Macdonald wins a surprise victory as vice mayor.

Democrats Sweep City Elections

Taxi Drivers Form Cooperative

Alexandria's drivers take the first step to be their own bosses. Alexandria's drivers take the first step to be their own bosses.

Taxi Drivers Form Cooperative

At the Polls

At the Polls

A Train Rolls into the Station

New locomotive debuts at Burke Lake Park.

A Train Rolls into the Station

Residents Call for Neighborhood Historic Preservation

County historic plan to be adopted in fall.

Residents Call for Neighborhood Historic Preservation

Meet the New School Board

Voters in three districts selected nine candidates for the next School Board.

Meet the New School Board

Moran Blasts Bush Administration

U.S. representative calls White House most corrupt in history.

Moran Blasts Bush Administration

Games Spotlight Healthy Lungs

Pulmonary rehab patients say program saved their lives

Games Spotlight Healthy Lungs

'Beauty' of a Show

Cappies Review

'Beauty' of a Show

Twas Whimsical

Cappies Review

Twas Whimsical

Face of ‘The Highway’ Is Changing

Face of ‘The Highway’ Is Changing

Chamber Hears BRAC Briefing

Communications plan by planners still on the drawing board.

Chamber Hears BRAC Briefing

Horrific Good Time

Cappies Review

Horrific Good Time

Party Like It's '1984'

Cappies Review

Party Like It's '1984'

Thanks for the Sheltering

Volunteerism proved a powerful force against cold winter nights.

Thanks for the Sheltering

Twas Whimsical

Cappies Review

Twas Whimsical

WS Stages 'Le Miz'

Cappies Review

WS Stages 'Le Miz'

Party Like It's '1984'

Cappies Review

Party Like It's '1984'

U.S. Adds One More Citizen

Mayor William Euille awards Karl Reed his citizenship.

U.S. Adds One More Citizen

'Pippin' Seizes Flint Hill Stage

'Pippin' Seizes Flint Hill Stage

Classes

Classes

'Beauty' of a Show

Cappies Review

'Beauty' of a Show

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

WS Stages 'Le Miz'

Cappies Review

WS Stages 'Le Miz'

Party Like It's '1984'

Cappies Review

Party Like It's '1984'

Clubs

Clubs

Eroding Stereotypes

Community members pitch in to clean up maligned Quander Brook.

Eroding Stereotypes

Five Decades, One Night

Five Decades, One Night

'J.B.': Between Heaven and Hell

Cappies Review

'J.B.': Between Heaven and Hell

School Notes

School Notes

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Firefighters Face Challenging Week

Improving skills and expertise today can save a life tomorrow.

Firefighters Face Challenging Week

Twas Whimsical

Cappies Review

Twas Whimsical

Chantilly's Impeccable 'Auntie Mame'

Cappies Review

Chantilly's Impeccable 'Auntie Mame'

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Classes

Classes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Stories on the Wall

Waynewood students learn the process of making a mural.

Stories on the Wall

Where the Grass Is Always Blue

Alexandria's bluegrass scene draws a loyal core of fans from the city and elsewhere.

Where the Grass Is Always Blue

Glass from the Past

Hollin Hills opens its doors to gain national recognition.

Glass from the Past

Work in Progress

Black History Museum exhibit tells the story in symbols.

Work in Progress

Summer Blockbusters: Kernels of Truth

Summer Blockbusters: Kernels of Truth

The Elements of Beauty

Rob Vander Zee will auction his work May 11 to fund a high school art program.

The Elements of Beauty

School Notes

School Notes

Classes

Classes

Clubs

Clubs

Classes

Classes

Construction Costs Slow Transportation Growth

Rising costs of gasoline, asphalt and steel could reduce number of transportation projects approved in six-year plans.

Construction Costs Slow Transportation Growth

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs

Clubs

Calendar

Calendar

Hangin' at Roys

Owners of local restaurant chain to be recognized for community involvement.

Hangin' at Roys

Keegan Offers Balanced "Bold" At Gunston

Theatre displays its Irish roots with powerful play.

Keegan Offers Balanced "Bold" At Gunston

Celebrating Nature's Sounds

Handbell Concert to Celebrate Nature’s Sounds

Celebrating Nature's Sounds

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Local Theater

Local Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Summer Blockbusters: Kernels of Truth

Summer Blockbusters: Kernels of Truth

Calendar

Calendar

A Voyeur's Trashy Dream

Alexandria's answer to late-night TV at the Old Town Theater.

A Voyeur's Trashy Dream

Wine 101

Wine 101

Art

Art

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Stepping Up to the Plates for Homeless

Stepping Up to the Plates for Homeless

Where the Grass Is Always Bluer

Alexandria's bluegrass scene draws a loyal core of fans from the city and elsewhere.

Where the Grass Is Always Bluer

School Notes

School Notes

Work in Progress

Black History Museum exhibit tells the story in symbols.

Work in Progress

New Administrator Named for IMVH

Task Force questions proposed health systems merger.

New Administrator Named for IMVH

Happiness By the Glass

Alexandria will become wine country this May.

Happiness By the Glass

Summer Blockbusters: Kernels of Truth

Summer Blockbusters: Kernels of Truth

Never Too Soon for Greatness

Film Review

Never Too Soon for Greatness

Early Schools Along Route One

Public education was slow in coming to Virginia and to the Potomac Path.

Early Schools Along Route One

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Classes

Classes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

School Notes

School Notes

Ferozi Enters Guilty Plea

Stole items from mall bookstore.

Ferozi Enters Guilty Plea

New Administrator Named for IMVH

Task Force questions proposed health systems merger.

New Administrator Named for IMVH

Preserving More than Bricks, Mortar

Billed as the first cultural resource park in Fairfax County, Park Authority officially opens Mount Air.

Preserving More than Bricks, Mortar

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

A Train Rolls into the Station

New locomotive debuts at Burke Lake Park.

A Train Rolls into the Station

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Teen Guitarist Aces Contest

Colin Thompson wins Mid-Atlantic guitar competition.

Teen Guitarist Aces Contest

Board Approves Laurel Hill Plan Amendment

Out-Of-Turn Amendment sets regulations for redevelopment of former prison site in Lorton.

Board Approves Laurel Hill Plan Amendment

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Mapping Out Springfield's Future

Urban Land Institute has been hired to study planned development in Springfield to determine possible impact on traffic, safety.

Mapping Out Springfield's Future

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes